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Prime Minister meets with national Indigenous leaders and First Ministers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today met with national Indigenous leaders and hosted a meeting of First Ministers with national Indigenous leaders.

The Prime Minister first met with Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations; Natan Obed, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami; and Clément Chartier, President of the Métis National Council. The national Indigenous leaders spoke to the Prime Minister about their respective priorities to promote socio-economic growth, and overcome barriers inhibiting greater prosperity and wellness among Indigenous Peoples.